Our community is diverse, capable, and heartfelt. Our members and friends include dedicated senior teachers who have walked the Shambhala Buddhist path for many years, and enthusiastic newcomers who are just discovering our teachings on realizing basic goodness and building enlightened society.

Community Events

Women in Buddhism with Acharya Holly Gayley

August 30th—December 6th

This series on the stories of Women in Buddhism will explore issues of patriarchy, agency, and resilience. Continue »

Harvest of Peace Brunch with Elissa and Lynne

September 23rd

The Harvest of Peace is a special Shambhala Community celebration of the Fall Equinox - harvesting in the northern hemisphere and planting in the southern. Please join us for brunch at the home of Elissa and Lynne. Continue »

An Interactive Talk with Barbara Bash - Heaven, Earth & Human : A Buddhist View on Creative Process

with Barbara Bash

October 10th

During these tumultuous times - globally, nationally and in our Shambhala community - these ancient principles can hold, guide and connect us to our truth. Continue »

Sit, Walk, Write: A Half Day Contemplative Writing Retreat

with Shastri Ellen Rook

October 14th

Inspired by Natalia Goldberg's 'The True Secret of Writing: Connecting Life with Language,' join us for a morning meditation, movement and writing retreat. All welcome, Instruction will be provided. Continue »

Learn to Meditate

October 17th - Date postponed or cancelled

Join us for group instruction in sitting meditation practice and an introduction to the Shambhala Center. Continue »